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Dr Prathima Chowdary

Specialist

Profile

Dr. Chowdary is a NZ trained doctor and received her medical degree from the University of Auckland and is a Fellow of the New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.

Dr. Chowdary went on to train an extra two years in the AGES (Advanced gynaecological endoscopy society) Fellowship in Melbourne. 

Dr. Chowdary is the project lead for setting up MIDAS (Minimally invasive diagnostic and assessment unit) at North Shore Hospital. Prathima has a Masters in Engineering with first class honors and holds a Medical Engineer position at the Institute of Innovation and Improvement. She regularly contribute towards innovation and improvement of women's heath through research and development. She has several peer reviewed publications and regularly presents at international meetings. She is currently doing her PhD at the University of Melbourne with Waitemata DHB as the recruiting site, with the first ever trial looking into tablet based therapy for the treatment of ectopic pregnancy. Prathima is also a Senior Lecturer at the University of Auckland and is actively involved in teaching and training future specialists.

Prathima is committed to ensuring that each patient receives the most up-to-date and thorough investigation and treatment available.

Interests

Hysteroscopic procedures including:

  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Fibroid Resection
  • Endometrial Septae Resection
  • Division of Adhesions

Laproscopic procedures including:

  • Laparoscopic Hysterectomies
  • Laparoscopic Myomectomies
  • Severe Endometriosis (Assessment and Treatment)
  • Fibroid (Assessment and Treatment)
  • Ovarian Cyst (Assessment and Treatment)

Other Services:

  • Colposcopy
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) 
  • General Gynaecology
  • Pelvic pain

Qualifications

MB ChB 2007 Auckland; FRANZCOG 2016

Title or Designation

Gynaecologist, Obstetrician & Gynaecologist

Full NZ Registration Date

11 March 2008

Vocational Scope

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Healthlink EDI

Origins

Contact Details

Dr Prathima Chowdary is available at the following services:

Private Services

Origins Obstetrics and Gynaecology

This service is available at the following location:

Origins Partners in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 443A Mt Eden Road, Mt Eden, Auckland

Public Services

The Elective Surgery Centre (ESC) - North Shore Hospital Campus, Waitematā DHB

This service is available at the following location:

North Shore Hospital

If your call is out of hours, there will still be a ward supervisor available to answer your call if it is urgent.

The ESC is situated in the main North Shore Hospital Campus, but separated from the main ‘towerblock’ building. It sits right next to the multi-level car park building. Click here for a map.

Waitematā DHB Obstetric & Gynaecology Services

This service is available at the following locations:

North Shore Hospital

Freephone 0800 80 93 42 - Waitemata DHB residential areas only
Patient enquiries:
(09) 486 8930

Emergency Department: Open 24 hours / 7 days, Phone (09) 486 8900

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Waitakere Hospital

Freephone 0800 80 93 42 - Waitemata DHB residential areas only

Emergency Department: Open 24 hours / 7 days, Phone (09) 839 0000

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Private Surgical Services

MercyAscot Gynaecological Surgery

This service is available at the following location:

Mercy Hospital, Epsom

(09) 623 5700
(09) 623 5701
Fax (09) 623 5702 consumer services

Southern Cross Hospital Brightside - Gynaecology

This service is available at the following location:

Southern Cross Hospital - Brightside

Surgeons can be contacted at their private consultation rooms.

Southern Cross Hospital North Harbour - Gynaecology

This service is available at the following location:

Southern Cross Hospital - North Harbour

Phone: (09) 925 4400
Fax: (09) 925 4434

E-mail: northharbour@southerncrosshospitals.co.nz

Location details here

Surgeons can be contacted directly at their private consultation rooms.